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Wild Carrot

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What other names is Wild Carrot known by?

Beesnest Plant, Bird's Nest Root, Carotte Commune, Carotte Sauvage, Dauce Carotte, Daucus, Daucus carota, Garijara, Nan He Shi, Nid d'Oiseau, Queen Anne's Lace, Shikha-Mula, Zanahoria Silvestre.

What is Wild Carrot?

Wild carrot is a plant. The above ground parts and an oil made from the seeds are used to make medicine. Be careful not to confuse wild carrot (which has an inedible white tap root) with the common carrot.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Kidney stones, bladder problems, gout, diarrhea, indigestion, gas, pain in the uterus, heart disease, cancer, kidney problems, use as a nerve tonic, use as a diuretic (water pill), use as an aphrodisiac, inducing menstruation (periods), or treating worms.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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